Colton starts off this short show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about the American Raptors reporting for camp, the beginning of the preseason, and some MLR news before wrapping up with All of the Rugby You Can Watch this weekend presented by Wintergreen (0:00-4:07). After “The Breakdown”, Colton catches up with American Raptors lock Shawn Clark about his excitement around the Super Rugby Americas, coming up with the original Colorado XO class, and playing for new head coach Sarah Chobot (4:08-12:28). Following the interview presented by GuardLab, Colton skips Stat of the Week presented by Catapult, promotes his own work in “Required Reading”, and closes the show with “The Loop” presented by First Bank (12:30-16:25).

Shawn Clark in a match against St. Mary’s College of California at Infinity Park. (Photo: Colton Strickler)

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Colton Strickler is a Colorado guy through and through. He is a Wheat Ridge Farmer and a Colorado State Ram. He has been involved in the Colorado rugby community in some capacity since 2011. He was Major League Rugby's lead writer in 2018 and 2019 before joining DNVR Rugby.